COVID-19 Data and Reports

Data are a critical tool for understanding how COVID-19 is impacting our community. The data presented on this page provide a summary of what is currently known about confirmed COVID-19 cases in Onondaga County. The sections below include a current snapshot of new cases and cases to date as well as demographic data for confirmed COVID-19 cases in Onondaga County and Syracuse. Also, see the Onondaga County GIS maps for a breakdown of active and recovered cases by town/village and by ZIP code within the city of Syracuse.

The data below provide a current snapshot of confirmed Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Onondaga County. Both active and recovered cases have tested positive for COVID-19. Active cases represent individuals who are either in home isolation, being monitored by the Health Department, residing in a nursing home, or under the care of a hospital. Recovered cases represent individuals who have recovered from the infection and are no longer in isolation. Those individuals are still encouraged to follow social distancing practices. Cases affiliated with a senior facility include cases among residents and/or staff of a nursing home, assisted living facility, or senior apartment complex.

New Cases Confirmed Cases to Date Active Cases Recovered to Date
16 3,398 124 3,079
Deaths to Date
Nursing Home
Deaths to Date*
  Test Results Reported
(prior day)
123 77   2,707
* Nursing home deaths reported by NYSDOH through 8-3-20; includes confirmed and presumed deaths.
Presumed Transmission Route: New Cases
Number Percent
   Community-Acquired: Unknown sourceª
4 25.0%
   Community-Acquired: Known sourceº 1 6.3%
   Household Contact 1 6.3%
   Travel-Acquired 7 43.8%
   Congregate Setting: Senior Facility 2 12.5%
   Congregate Setting: Other 0 0.0%
   Unknown 1 6.3%
Total 16 100.0%
ª Individuals who do not have an obvious source of exposure.
º Individuals who have been exposed to a known positive case outside of their household, or who attended an event or location with known positive cases during the time frame that they were likely exposed.
Data above updated daily, last update 8-5-20

Hospitalization Data for COVID-19 Cases—Onondaga County
The data presented below provide an overview of COVID-19 hospitalizations among residents of Onondaga County. This section includes current hospitalization data, trends over time, and a breakdown of hospitalizations by race. Please note, Total Hospitalizations to Date refers to the number of hospitalizations occurring to date, and does not indicate the number of cases who have been hospitalized. Some cases have been re-hospitalized and count more than once.

Currently Hospitalized Currently in Critical Condition Discharged Today Total Hospitalizations to Date
16 3 1 612
Updated daily, last update 8-5-20

Updated daily, last update 8-5-20

Updated weekly, last update 8-4-20.

Mortality Data for COVID-19 Cases—Onondaga County
The data presented below provide a breakdown of COVID-19 deaths by age and race for residents of Onondaga County. The data below represents deaths occurring in hospitals or within the community. Deaths occurring at nursing homes have been excluded.

 Hospital/Community Deaths by Age Range
 0-19  0
 20-29  1
 30-39  0
 40-49  0
 50-59  10
 60-69  24
 70-79  36
 80-89  30
 90+  22
TOTAL: 123
 Updated daily, last update 8-5-20

Data above updated weekly, last update 8-4-20.

Demographics of COVID-19 Cases—Onondaga County
Below are demographic data for confirmed COVID-19 cases to date among residents of Onondaga County (updated weekly, last update 8-4-20).

Demographics of COVID-19 Cases—Syracuse

Below are demographic data for confirmed COVID-19 cases to date among residents of Syracuse. Please note the Onondaga County data presented in the section above are inclusive of Syracuse residents (updated weekly, last update 8-4-20).

DATA SOURCE: All data presented above are from the Onondaga County Health Department. Please note data are provisional and represent data available at the time of report.